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Topic: help with simulating non normal distributions
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Re: help with simulating non normal distributions
Posted: Jan 10, 2008 3:57 PM
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On Jan 10, 1:41 pm, "Tamunoye " <tza...@nyu.edu> wrote:
> How do I simulate/generate numbers from skewed and fat
> tailed distributions

You should first generate random numbers for a standard distribution
and then use transformation equation (employing parameters like
skewness/kurtosis to generate mean, sd etc.) to generate random
numbers for the desired distribution.


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